Surrey v Kent
County Championship 1947
VenueKennington Oval, Kennington on 12th, 14th, 15th July 1947 (3-day match)
Balls per over6
TossKent won the toss and decided to field
ResultSurrey won by 13 runs
PointsSurrey 12; Kent 0
UmpiresN Harris, CF Root
Close of play day 1Kent (1) 14/1 (Fagg 7*, Ames 3*)
Close of play day 2Surrey (2) 94/2 (Fletcher 42*, Barling 21*)

Surrey first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc Harding b Mallett20      
DGW Fletcherb Wright37      
HS Squiresc Wright b Dovey37      
HT Barlingb Davies38      
JF Parkerst Evans b Davies59      
EA Bedserlbw b Wright15      
*ERT Holmesb Davies7      
+AJW McIntyrec Evans b Mallett33      
JC Lakerb Dovey13      
AV Bedserb Harding7      
AR Governot out2      
Extras(6 b, 5 lb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 113.3 overs)280
Fall of wickets:
1-32, 2-88, 3-104, 4-192, 5-209, 6-222, 7-229, 8-263, 9-278, 10-280 (113.3 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding12   24711-
Wright31   14842--
Davies35   12713--
Dovey15   3332--

Kent first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddb Gover4      
AE Fagglbw b AV Bedser10      
LEG Amesc McIntyre b AV Bedser24      
HA Pawsonc Laker b Gover71      
JGW Daviesc Parker b Gover40      
*BH Valentinelbw b Laker42      
AWH Mallettc AV Bedser b Gover7      
+TG Evansc McIntyre b AV Bedser30      
RR Doveyc McIntyre b Laker15      
DVP Wrightnot out6      
NW Hardingb Laker0      
Extras(6 b, 2 lb, 1 nb)9
Total(all out, 90.5 overs)258
Fall of wickets:
1-4, 2-18, 3-49, 4-143, 5-156, 6-173, 7-237, 8-239, 9-258, 10-258 (90.5 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover23   2854-1
AV Bedser28   9523--
Parker15   3380--
EA Bedser12   0420--

Surrey second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LB Fishlockc Evans b Dovey23      
DGW Fletcherb Wright42      
HS Squireslbw b Wright4      
HT Barlingb Wright28      
JF Parkerc Mallett b Wright59      
+AJW McIntyrec Todd b Wright10      
*ERT Holmesc Evans b Wright2      
EA Bedserc Davies b Wright10      
JC Lakerc Evans b Dovey39      
AV Bedsernot out9      
AR Goverb Dovey0      
Extras(4 b, 3 lb)7
Total(all out, 90.5 overs)233
Fall of wickets:
1-34, 2-43, 3-96, 4-101, 5-115, 6-117, 7-139, 8-208, 9-227, 10-233 (90.5 ov)
Kent bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Harding10   2230--
Mallett11   3440--
Todd1   100--
Wright35   8847--
Davies20   4460--

Kent second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
LJ Toddnot out18      
AE Faggb Gover62      
LEG Ameslbw b EA Bedser37      
+TG Evanslbw b Parker13      
JGW Daviesb EA Bedser23      
*BH Valentinec Fishlock b Gover4      
AWH Mallettc Fletcher b Gover28      
HA Pawsonc Parker b Gover19      
RR Doveyc Holmes b Gover24      
DVP Wrightc Holmes b AV Bedser6      
NW Hardingb AV Bedser0      
Extras(3 b, 3 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 51.2 overs)242
Fall of wickets:
1-88, 2-109, 3-143, 4-151, 5-163, 6-181, 7-227, 8-230, 9-242, 10-242 (51.2 ov)
Surrey bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gover17   1815--
AV Bedser10.20292-2
Laker4   0180--
Parker9   1431--
EA Bedser11   0632--

--> DGW Fletcher (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 32
--> DGW Fletcher (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 40
--> JC Laker (2) passed his previous highest score of 25 in County Championship matches
--> JC Laker (2) passed his previous highest score of 37 in first-class matches
--> AWH Mallett (2) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 26
--> AR Gover reached 1500 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Kent first innings
--> DVP Wright reached 850 wickets in first-class matches when taking his 1st wicket in the Surrey second innings
--> LJ Todd retired hurt in the Kent second innings (team score 16/0) - he returned when the score was 230/8





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